Internship Programmes

Learn brand new skills. Discover your true potential. And open the doors to a successful graduate career. An internship with Rolls-Royce can give you a wealth of challenges and opportunities that you can transform into incredible achievements. Not least because we have customers in over 150 countries – and operations in 50.

Our Internship Programmes span a wide range of business areas: Engineering; Manufacturing Engineering; Project Management; Procurement; Commercial and Supply Chain Management.

All of our internship programmes give you the chance to gain practical experience on real projects with real outcomes. It means you can expect to make a tangible impact on our success. It’s a fantastic opportunity to not only enhance your academic studies, but also to pave the way for a career in your chosen specialism. Do well, and your internship could lead to place on one of our graduate programmes. In fact, around 60% of the people on our graduate programmes at the moment completed an internship with us.

Our internships last between 6-12 months. You could be based at any of our UK sites but wherever you’re based, you’ll have the opportunity to work with and learn from real experts.

What you’ll need

To join us on one of our internships, you should be on course for a 2:1 degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. Confident and full of enthusiasm, you’ll be happy to share your ideas about how we can do things even better. We’re looking for people who’ve developed great communication skills through well-rounded experiences – at university, socially and through any work situations. Flexibility is important too, especially in terms of your working location. Meanwhile, your ambition and drive will mean you’re excited about the fact that this internship could lead to a place on our graduate programme.

What you’ll get

  • £17,850 pa (pro rata) 
  • Learn from experts
  • The chance to join our graduate programme if you perform well
  • Leisure facilities and numerous sports societies and social activities

Who we are

Our high-performance, integrated power solutions are at the cutting edge of technology. From powering huge commercial vessels to nuclear submarines, supersonic fighter jets to highly efficient passenger planes, or rail locomotives to luxury yachts, we go above and beyond to create better. And it’s all thanks to our people. Whether they work in engineering or finance, manufacturing or project management, our 50,000-strong team work together to deliver excellence in the air, on land and at sea – to customers in 150 nations around the world.

Trusted to deliver excellence.

We recruit, select and develop our people on merit, irrespective of their race, colour, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other characteristic.


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